Bridgham  Norfolk


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Bridgham like this:

BRIDGHAM, a parish in Guiltcross district, Norfolk; i on the Little Ouse river, near the Norfolk railway, 2½ miles SW of Harling-Road station, and 6 E by N of Thetford. It has a post office under Thetford. Acres, 2,692. Real property, £1,990. Pop., 328. Houses, 72. The property is divided among three. The manor belongs to Sir J. G. Sebright, Bart. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich. Value, £388.* Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church has a Norman porch, and is good. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

Bridgham through time

Bridgham is now part of Breckland district. Click here for graphs and data of how Breckland has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Bridgham itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Bridgham, in Breckland and Norfolk | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 22nd October 2021

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